Learning Area Purpose
The Life Skills program equips learners to gain
- Awareness- gain awareness and attentiveness of their own thoughts and feelings, of others and of the interdependence to broader systems in which they live
- Compassion- Cultivate emotional hygiene and self care, empathy and courageous compassion for others, and an abiding recognition for common humanity that values all people everywhere
- Engagement- develop increasingly sophisticated self regulation skills and the ability to discern behaviour that is beneficial to self and others from that which is not, the ability to relate productively and caringly to others, engage effectively and confidently on a larger community and global level for broad social benefits.